Being a Nominee at the 6th annual Black & White Spider Awards

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”Dear Petteri,

CONGRATULATIONS on being a Nominee at the 6th Annual
Black & White Spider Awards with:

Nominee in People | ATM Kids
Nominee in Sport | Souvenir skating
Nominee in People | Le Metro

Thousands of images were received and your work received a high
percentage of votes overall. Certainly an achievement, well done!

Congratulations once again on being a Nominee and we wish you a
most successful photography year.

Kind regards,
Basil O’Brien
Creative Director”

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LONDON (20.8.2011) – Professional photographer Petteri Löppönen of Finland was presented with the 6th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee title in the category of People and in the category of sport at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow watched by 40,000 online viewers who logged on live from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.

Thousands of images were received from 73 countries worldwide. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from Sotheby’s, Magnum Photos, The Armory Show, Fratelli Alinari to Tate and Phillips de Pury & Company in London who honored Spider Fellows with 190 coveted title awards in 27 categories. The judges reviewed the entries online for eight weeks before making their final nominations and Petteri Löppönen’s ”ATM kids” and ”Le Metro”, exceptional images entered in the People category, were honored by nomination of the Jury. Also Petteri Löppönen’s ”Souvenir skating”, exceptional image entered in the Sport category, was honored by nomination of the Jury.

”The Spider Awards celebrates photographers who operate at the highest levels of their craft,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. ” Petteri Löppönen’s work represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the title of Nominee.”

You can view the 6th Annual Winners Gallery at

BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography.

Contact: Petteri Löppönen
Telephone: + 358 50 388 3310

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